Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nfs-utils (MDKSA-2003:076)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An off-by-one buffer overflow was found in the logging code in
nfs-utils when adding a newline to the string being logged. This could
allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a DoS (Denial of
Service) on the server by sending certain RPC requests.

Solution :

Update the affected nfs-utils and / or nfs-utils-clients packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14059 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-076.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0252

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